|Existence EP - Counterspark|
Counterspark is Johnny Utterback from Richmond Virginia, and his "Existence EP" is this year’s first release for Archaic Horizon. Counterspark kindles a gentle warmth and melancholic nostalgia at the heart of each of his pastoral soundscapes. "Existence EP" by Counterspark is filled with a warm, rustic color palette and sun-washed sonic atmospheres, which it aptly captures in the cover art. The EP expresses a delicacy in sonic depth, with subtle layering of sounds that provide a rich timbre an...
Keywords: sunny; mellow; melodic; thoughtful
|Sun Burned Memories - Sinkfield|
Sinkfield's "Sun Burned Memories" is a perfect summer day listen with its relaxed laid-back style. The carefree and melodic nature of this EP is warmed with wavering synths and layered ambience. "Sun Burned Memories" is a mellow afternoon of daydreams where Jose Rodriguez has embraced a state of absentmindedness. His preference for thickly layered synths, absorbed with glaring light and muffled with delicate shadows are most knowingly revealed in "doll face" and "carmine", both of which easily a...
Keywords: sunny; hazy; thick; day-dream
|Broken Sun EP - Frequent C|
Frequent C's "Broken Sun EP" is a psychedelic exploration of analog synths that flare like heat waves of the sun. These dizzying effects along with field recordings make for a perfect mixture to be absorbed through conscious and unconscious thought. Josh Walund's "Broken Sun EP" is a sonic psychoactive produced through rich stereophonic synths that flow and decay. At many times the EP is dizzying and spinning with psychedelic effects that merge a naturalistic environment with the peculiar and un...
Keywords: hazy; sunny; thick; psychedelic; warped
|Autumn Reflections - Orange Crush|
As one of the first artists to release here at Archaic Horizon, we are very pleased to welcome the return of Orange Crush. In this follow up he brings us another gem composed of 15 solid tracks of nostalgic downtempo. Orange Crush is the moniker of musician Karl Endreson from Norway and under which he brings us his latest album, "Autumn Reflections". For fans of his previous works, this album won't disappoint: the same beautiful nostalgic melodies, wavering synths, and slow lo-fi beats are prese...
Keywords: rich; warm; lo-fi; textured; thick; sunny; hazy
Downloads: 3,772 (4 reviews)
|Citrus Drop - Trills|
Wake up early this morning with a slightly tangy punch whipped up by Trills. "Citrus Drop" is the whimsical creation of Jonathan Jindra full of catchy melodies that jump past our synaptic gaps. With slightly glitching beats and energetic analog synths, Trills has created a lively style whose vibrancy is perfect for the early waking hours of the day. As Jonathan Jindra's first release, Citrus Drop stands out with its musical compositions that vividly color outside the lines and consistently shift...
Keywords: playful; melodic; youthful; sunny; upbeat; vibrant